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other states is being driven not by the white house or the justice department in washington. it's driven by the local u.s. attorneys. it's the local u.s. attorney here in melissa haig and others around the state who are hyper aggressive and they're not collaborating with city and county government who is are regulating medical encourage in marijuana in a responsible way. what obama is doing is he's showing a failure of leadership. 's not leading the aggressive attacks, but he's not pulling back on ways he could be doing on what they are doing. >> legalization versus decriminalization. i hear talks where it's one and the same. we don't say we're liberals but progressives. is there a major distinction? >> there is. basically legalization refers to more or less regulating marijuana like alcohol, which is what colorado and washington are proposing to do, and what this marijuana initiative did in california two years ago. that gets rid of the black market it brings in quality control and ultimately it's the right thing to do. decriminalization is a step in that direction. it's saying that it'
. subsidies or does it require something more than waiting for washington, d.c. and lobbyists and policymakers moving in that direction so we can address that issue, that disconnect between the have's and have not's in quality food. >> it's on a number of different levels. the first is from the stand point we live in the united states. our politicians, enough people care about this, we bring that to the forefront. these are human issues. it doesn't matter if you're red state, blue state republican or democrat, if you have kids, you may feel this is the first generation where kids live a shorter life than their parents. i would jump in front of a train for my kids. you would, we would do it if it would help them. michelle obama has done a great job in bringing this to the forefront. we need to change the agriculture bill and the food bill and change the incentives because those don't really take into account the real costs of eating unhealthy foods. the third thing is you know, one of the most ways of healing your own self is to do something for someone else. that's why i'm on the board of the
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